Mohamed Desouki


Specializing In:

Gynecologic Pathology Breast Pathology

Special Interests:

Endometrial Cancer Ovarian Cancer Breast Cancer

About Mohamed Desouki


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Associate Professor of Oncology
  • Department of Pathology

Jacobs School Of Medicine And Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo

  • Associate Professor of Pathology


Education and Training:

  • 1996-2000 - PhD - Pathology of Endometrial Cancer, The University of Cairo, Egypt
  • 1983-1989 - MD - Surgical Pathology, The University of Cairo, Egypt


  • 2007-2011 - Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Charleston, SC


  • 2011-2012 - Gynecologic and Breast Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Professional Memberships:

  • College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • International Society of Gynecologic Pathology (ISGP)

Honors & Awards:

  • Clinical & Translational Research Enhancement Awards
  • The Breast Journal Award (first place) for the Research entitled “Molecular Changes Associated with Early Breast Cancer Progression”
  • The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Basic Science Scholars Award for the research entitled “DNA copy number changes associated with breast cancer metastasis to axillary lymph nodes

Featured on Cancer Talk


  1. Breast Cancer: Advances in Surgical Pathology. Author and editor. Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Series editor Philip T. Cagle and Timothy C Allen. ISBN-10: 1451191715.
  2. Straub MM, Podoll MB, David SN, Wiesner GL, Desouki MM: Subsequent breast and high grade serous carcinomas after risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in BRCA mutation carriers and patients with history of breast cancer. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2018.
  3. Desouki MM, Li Z, Hameed O, Fadare O: Intraoperative pathologic consultation on hysterectomy specimens for endometrial cancer: an assessment of the accuracy of frozen sections, “gross only” evaluations, and obtaining random sections of a grossly “normal” endometrium. AJCP 2017 Oct 1;148(4).
  4. Desouki MM, Chamberlain BK, Li Z. The role of immunohistochemistry in the evaluation of gynecologic pathology part 2: a comparative study between two academic institutes. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2015 Oct;19(5):296-300.
  5. Desouki MM, Liao S, Huang H, Conroy J, Nowak NJ, Shepherd L, Gaile DP, Geradts J. Identification of metastasis-associated breast cancer genes using a high-resolution whole genome profiling approach. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2011 May;137(5):795-809.